New cases over 2,000 for 6th straight day amid eased virus rules SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea on Monday reported more than 2,000 daily coronavirus cases for six days in a row, fueling worries of a surge in COVID-19 infections after the country relaxed its virus-related restrictions early this month.
Combination of Sputnik V, flu shot may boost effectiveness, health minister says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A combination of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus and a flu shot may boost their effect when injected simultaneously, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said in an interview with TASS.
Japan to allow COVID-19 booster shots 6 months after 2nd dose TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Japanese government plans to allow booster shots of COVID-19 vaccine to be administered as soon as six months after an individual has received a second dose, sources familiar with the matter said Monday, Kyodo reports.
Cooperation with Kazakhstan of strategic importance, Nino Burjanadze NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Nino Burjanadze, leader of the Democratic Movement – United Georgia party, who served as the acting President of Georgia in 2003-2004, and 2007-2008 as well as speaker of the Georgian Parliament in 2001-2008, took the floor at the Astana Club 2021 meeting, Kazinform reports.
Head of State signs amended law on public procurement NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of public procurement, procurement by subsoil users as well as subjects of natural monopolies, communications, automobile transport, defense and financing of science», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Pandemic turned out to be catalyst for fundamental changes in global system - Nazarbayeva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The 6th session of the Astana Club titled ‘A Vision of The New World: Post-Pandemic and Beyond’ has kicked off in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, today, Kazinform has learnt from the Nursultan Nazarbayev Foundation’s press service.
New cases over 2,000 for 6th straight day amid eased virus rules in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea on Monday reported more than 2,000 daily coronavirus cases for six days in a row, fueling worries of a surge in COVID-19 infections after the country relaxed its virus-related restrictions early this month, Yonhap reports.
Pregnant women, nursing moms get immunized against COVID-19 in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Pregnant women and nursing mothers are being vaccinated against the coronavirus infection since early morning in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, a source at the city’s public healthcare department told Kazinform correspondent.
President to take part in 6th session of National Council of Public Trust NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is set to participate in the 6th session of the National Council of Pubic Trust tomorrow, November 16, Kazinform has learnt from President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Kazakhstani speed skater claims World Cup bronze in Poland NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Nadezhda Morozova of Kazakhstan claimed her first World Cup medal at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Lithuania requires people to wear medical masks VILNIUS. KAZINFORM - The Lithuanian government approved the Health Ministry's proposal that medical masks or respirators are required indoor to cover both mouth and nose. This will come into effect on Nov. 15, the Lithuanian National Television and Radio reported, Xinhua reports.
New head of Sports and Physical Culture Affairs Committee named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Samat Yergaliyev has been appointed as the Chairman of the Sports and Physical Culture Affairs Committee of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the prime minister’s press service.
Kazakhstani Tolepbergen Baisakalov hailed as best actor at film festival in Los Angeles NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Famed Kazakhstani actor Tolepbergen Baisakalov won the Best Actor award in the film Fire by Aizhan Kassymbek at the Asian World film festival in Los Angeles, Kazinform has learnt from the Instagram account of the film’s producer Diana Ashimova.
Snow, blizzard and ice slick forecast for Kazakhstan Nov 15 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Northwestern cyclone moving quickly past the territory of Kazakhstan is set to bring precipitation to the north, mostly as snow as well as rain to the south. The greater part of the country is to brace for high wind, accompanied with ground blizzard in the north, as well as ice slick and fog, Kazinform reports.